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City education committee pushes for allowance hike

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent AT LEAST 481 students have availed of the city government’s education scholarship program this year. City Council’s Committee on Education chair Suzette Magtajas-Daba told reporters. The committee also announced during the orientation program held at Cagayan de Oro College – Phinma (COC-Phinma) gymnasium over the weekend ...

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Oca welcomes mandatory drug testing in city hall

Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno welcomes the suggestion of city councilor Ian Nacaya to subject all city hall employees and elected officials to a mandatory drug test. “Wala may dautan nia-a,” Moreno said. He added the mandatory drug test is also important in weeding out drug users in ...

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Vice mayor wants law banning bootlegged petrol sale passed

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent Vice mayor Joaquin Uy has asked the Committee on Energy, chaired by city councilor Teodulfo Lao, to look into an immediate passing of an ordinance prohibiting the illegal sale of petroleum products in the city. “This must be immediately reviewed and passed before the plenary considering ...

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Dads okay agreeent on supplementary feeding

In order to address malnutrition among children in the city, the city council enacted Ordinance No. 13100-2016. The ordinance authorizes Mayor Oscar S. Moreno to enter into and sign the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-10) covering the implementation of the supplementary feeding ...

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Gan denies hand in plunder case vs Oca

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent THE CITY councilor who “exposed” the 17 missing checks in City Hall’s records has denied having a hand in the plunder case filed against the city mayor and three other department heads. “I was not consulted when they filed the plunder case against City Mayor Oscar ...

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Mayor Parojinog loses direct control of Ozamiz police

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The Northern Minda-nao Police Regional Office (PRO 10) has withdrawn police officers deputized and assigned to Ozamis City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog, Sr. and has no longer direct control over his local police units. Pro 10 regional director Chief Supt. Noel Constantino ordered police officers deputized as ...

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City Hall ready to implement Salary Standardization Law

City Hall is ready for the implementation of the Salary Standardization Law (SSL4) and other priority programs and projects of the city government of Cagayan de Oro. After thorough study and discussions, the 18th City Council during its regular session enacted Ordinance No. 13098-2016, approving Supplemental Budget No. 1 of ...

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Oro dad to pursue tourism programs

The success of our city lies not in our local government but in the whole people in our community. This is the message of Councilor Jay Pascual to Kagay-anons, as he sets the plans and programs of his committee for the city of Cagayan de Oro. In an interview, councilor ...

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